Crew chief Spc. Scott Pauley with the California National Guard's 1-140th Aviation Battalion provides direction as a soldier with the 184th Infantry clears out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Fort Hunter Liggett, Feb. 8, 2014.
Pentagon To Relieve Debt Of Most California National Guardsmen
Lawmakers have come up with a compromise as part of the National Defense Authorization Act that calls on the Pentagon to forgive the enlistment bonuses and student loan benefits.
Marines cheer and embrace after winning an event during a 'Teufel Hunden' challenge November 22, 2016 on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Military Benefits
Troops Could See An Even Bigger Pay Raise Than Expected In January
A final bill isn’t likely until after the inauguration. A temporary one could still include a bigger pay raise than troops have had since 2011.
Spc. Dayanna Sanchez, a radiology specialist with the 53rd Head and Neck Surgical Team assigned at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and native of Havana, Cuba, high crawls underneath an obstacle during the 2016 USARCENT Soldier of the Year Competition.
Requiring Women To Register For Draft Won’t Be Part Of 2017 NDAA
House and Senate policymakers plan to shelve the provision in the National Defense Authorization Act in favor of ordering up a study of the issue.
Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Howard, and Sailors assigned to the ”Battle Cats” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73, remove sonobuoys from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter on the ship’s flight deck.
The Military Has A Flight-Readiness Problem That’s Not Going Away
Pilots, maintenance crews, and aircraft are suffering the effects of budget cuts.